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Image for Anne Thackeray Ritchie: a biography

Anne Thackeray Ritchie: a biography

By: Gerin, Winifred

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26271

ISBN: 0198126646

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is a little faded at the spine - title gone from purple to blue. Appears little used. xvi + 310 pages, 20 photos on plates, genealogy, bibliography, index. View more info

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Autobiography. Everyman's Library no 511

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: £6.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57883

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound book, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped at the edges of back cover and spine ends/top edge, minor loss at base of spine. xii + 202 pages + 8 pages publisher's adverts, decorated front endpapers, index View more info

Joseph Priestley: adventurer in science and champion of truth

By: Gibbs, F. W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58199

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with neat name on the front pastedown, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. xii + 258 pages, 20 illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Jack's Book:  Jack Kerouac in the Lives & Words of His Friends

Jack's Book: Jack Kerouac in the Lives & Words of His Friends

By: Gifford, Barry and Lee, Lawrence

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11127

ISBN: 0241100666

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


An unmarked hardback in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Xii + 340 pages, many photos in the text, list of characters, bibliography, index. UK; View more info

Image for Fight and kick and bite: the life and work of Dennis Potter, with, 'Dennis Potter: a life on screen' by John R. Cook, and, 'Dennis Potter' by Peter Stead [3 books]

Fight and kick and bite: the life and work of Dennis Potter, with, 'Dennis Potter: a life on screen' by John R. Cook, and, 'Dennis Potter' by Peter Stead [3 books]

By: Gilbert, W. Stephen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43739

ISBN: 0340640472

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Apart from age-toning to the pages, as new, appears to be unread. 382 pages, photos on plates, notes, sources, bibliography, index. Included with this will be 2 other paperback books - the Stead has a crossed out name on the front endpaper and the corners of the card covers of the Cook are rubbed, and both have underlining or highlighting on a few pages (12 or less) but generally appear little used View more info

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Autobiography

By: Gill, Eric

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1942

Edition: Reprint; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 34277

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has very minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 284 pages, 9 illustrations on plates ; View more info

Image for Agatha Christie: the woman and her mysteries

Agatha Christie: the woman and her mysteries

By: Gill, Gillian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40866

ISBN: 086051708X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 244 pages, portrait frontispiece and photos on 4 plates, notes, bibliography, index; View more info

Mary Baker Eddy

By: Gill, Gillian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Perseus Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57454

ISBN: 0738202274

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, top of back cover and final 100 pages rippled, no inscriptions. xxxvi + 714 pages, photos on plates, appendix, notes, index View more info

Image for A world away: a memoir of Mervyn Peake

A world away: a memoir of Mervyn Peake

By: Gilmore, Maeve

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 46189

ISBN: 0413526305

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine faded but uncreased, appears little used. xvi + 160 pages, illustrations in the text, foreword by Michael Moorcock, bibliography, index. View more info

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Growing up in the Gorbals

By: Glasser, Ralph

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 62875

ISBN: 0701131489

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, pages are browning as usual, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. [viii] + 208 pages View more info

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Aren't we due a royalty statement?

By: Gordon, Giles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16278

ISBN: 0701160225

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xii + 352 pages, no index.; View more info

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Personal copy: a memoir of the sixties

By: Gosling, Ray

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24458

ISBN: 0571115748

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is faded at the spine, background colour has gone from red to pink. 224 pages View more info

The real F. Scott Fitzgerald

By: Graham, Sheilah

Price: £7.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1976

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 57125

ISBN: 0491018878

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, has the usual age-toning to the pages, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 290 pages, appendices, index View more info

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East to west: the early years

By: Green, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Isis Publishing: 2005

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 21490

ISBN: 0753193302

Condition: Very Good


Very clean hardback in glossy pictorial boards, remainder stamp ('slightly imperfect binding') on front pastedown o/w as new, no inscriptions or signs of use. x + 194 pages; View more info

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Andrew Lang

By: Green, Roger Lancelyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edmund Ward Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40387

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book, minor foxing to endpapers with no inscriptions, in a price clipped dustjacket which is rubbed, chipped at the edges and sunned at the spine. xiv + 266 pages, colour frontispiece, notes, extensive bibliography, index View more info

Lord Rochester's monkey: being the life of John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester

By: Greene, Graham

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49841

ISBN: 0370102908

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed and nicked at the edges, sunned at the spine and has a repaired tear at the bottom edge of front cover. 232 pages, 22 colour and many b/w illustrations, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Shoe: the odyssey of a sixties survivor

Shoe: the odyssey of a sixties survivor

By: Guinness, Jonathan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63763

ISBN: 0091738571

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at spine ends, pages age toned, no inscriptions. x + 234 pages, illustrated by 23 photographs on plates. View more info

The house of Mitford

By: Gunniess, Jonathan & Guinness, Catherine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 1984

Edition: Reprint; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 54853

ISBN: 075381035

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, signed dedication from the author otherwise no inscriptions. 646 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

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Both sides of the bar

By: Hackett, Tony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Carloggas Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50531

ISBN: 0954785304

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 296 pages, photos on plates View more info

The life and letters of Edward Everett Hale: Volume II (2)

By: Hale, Edward E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: U.S.A, Little, Brown & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63395

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback book tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, titles faded at the spine, boards bumped at bottom corners, name on front endpaper. 442 pages, 9 photos on plates, index. Please note this is volume 2 only View more info